Electriq power selects Sierra Wireless IoT solutions to transform the smart home battery market

Electriq Power, a developer of intelligent and integrated home energy storage, management, and monitoring solutions, announced at the DISTRIBUTECH conference that it has signed an agreement for IoT solutions from Sierra Wireless, the IoT solutions provider that combines devices, network services, and software to unlock value in the connected economy.

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How to select the right Low Power Wide Area Network technology

The world of ‘Internet of Things’ and its uses across industries are expanding drastically. It is transforming the way human and devices interact with each other, creating market opportunities and enabling change across industries.

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LoRa Alliance to demo utilities’ networking applications and DLMS collaboration at EUW in Paris

The LoRa Alliance, the global association of companies backing the open LoRaWAN standard for the Internet of Things (IoT) low-power wide-area networks (LPWANs), will showcase its collaboration with the DLMS User Association at European Utility Week (EUW, November 12-14 (Stand N128).

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MYTHINGS by BehrTech outperforms LoRa in Industrial IoT environments

BehrTech, a disruptive enabler of next-gen wireless connectivity for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), issued a report evaluating and comparing the quality-of-service of MYTHINGS and LoRa LPWAN under real-world interference conditions. Professor Dr. Thomas Lauterbach from the Nuremberg Institute of Technology conducted the independent study commissioned by BehrTech.

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iBasis and Nordic ‘remove question marks on eSIM NB-IoT and LTE-M’ tech with successful field-testing in 24 countries

Nordic Semiconductor claims that, in conjunction with iBasis, a provider of communications solutions for operators and digital players worldwide, it has completely invalidated any question marks over cellular IoT and eSIM technology used in NB-IoT and LTE-M Low Power Wide-Area (LPWA) use cases. This follows reports of successful field-testing across 30 countries using a single

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Verizon tells IoT Now how it plans to roll out the PenLight smart grid in Washington State

As we reported earlier this month, Verizon has been chosen to update Washington State’s Peninsula Light Company (PenLight) power distribution system with Verizon’s Grid Wide Utility Services Intelligent Energy platform. Electricity meters equipped with Verizon cellular connectivity will replace end-of-life meters in the homes and businesses of more than 33,000 PenLight members.

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Wireless protocols for IoT based asset tracking solutions

In the first part, we discussed the purpose of the asset tracking system. In this part Ankur Gohel, IoT expert, Volansys Technologies is going to get in the details of the wireless protocol getting selected to create the Asset Tracking solution with the impacting parameters on selection. We will also talk about widely used industry applications and how it

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Semtech releases new LoRa smart home device for IoT applications

Semtech Corporation, a provider of analogue and mixed-signal semiconductor products and advanced algorithms, has launched the new LoRa Smart Home Devices (LLCC68d). These extend LoRa’s market applications from industry-class, low-power wide area networks (LPWANs) to smart home, community and consumer applications. 

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Hoopo raises US$3.5mn in seed funding from GiTV, Chartered Group and TAU Ventures to enable IoT asset-based tracking

hoopo, a company that claims to be “redefining geolocation technology” with high-accuracy low-power capabilities via the Internet of Things (IoT), has secured a $3.5 million (€3.1 million) funding round from Chartered HighTech JIHTV1 fund, TAU Ventures, and Global IoT Technology Ventures (GiTV).

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Syniverse claims industry’s first LoRaWAN neutral roaming hub to boost IoT uptake

At the LoRa Alliance’s annual members meeting in Berlin, Syniverse announced it is working with LoRa Alliance members to launch the industry’s first LoRaWAN neutral roaming platform, which will interconnect currently deployed LoRaWAN networks.

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Tata Communications and Kerlink to offer turnkey IoT solutions

Kerlink, a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), and Tata Communications Transformation Services (TCTS), a partner for communication service providers (CSPs) globally and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Communications Limited, announced a partnership to promote and deploy LoRaWAN IoT networks globally.

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India’s Tata Communications pioneers end-to-end ecosystem for enterprises on an IoT Marketplace platform

Tata Communications, a digital infrastructure provider launched its Internet of Things (IoT) Marketplace. This is claimed to be a first-of-its-kind initiative in India to strengthen and accelerate the country’s growing IoT ecosystem.

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Low Power Wide Area Network market to be valued at US$65bn by 2025, GMI report says

Global Low Power Wide Area Network Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $1.5 billion (€1.3 billion) to over $65 billion (€58.2 billion) by 2025. So says a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.

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How businesses can leverage IoT for wide scale data collection and analysis

For years, companies have been collecting data about all the factors that make up their business. By employing tech stacks to systematically gather and analyse data, many organisations have been able to optimise their businesses.

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Finding USPs in the IoT ecosystem – Part 1

It is said that IoT is one of the fastest growing segments in technological landscape projections. But with the complexity, the heterogeneity and diverse stakeholder’s involvement, it is not easy to pin point the most optimal area for investments and USP (Unique Selling Proposition) development.

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Canada’s first coast-to-coast Internet of Things network unveiled by Sigfox

Sigfox Canada, the Canadian network operator for the Sigfox Global IoT Network, claims to launch the country’s first national, low-bandwidth, Internet of Things (IoT) network.

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